Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship OAKENGATES UNITED CHURCH PRE SCHOOL

An exciting opportunity to join Oakengates United Church Pre-School as their Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice. You will observe, encourage and support the children in meeting their personal targets through their interests, ensuring they progress and develop leading them onto the path of school readiness. Flexible Summer 24 start date.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The nursery offers many benefits for staff including discounted childcare rates, pension if appropriate, free uniform, FREE DBS check and an opportunity to develop your career within a progressive and forward-thinking company.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (term time only - exact hours to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To plan, prepare and deliver the curriculum with the team to consistently meet the requirements of the EYFS
  • To establish a trusting relationship with parents through working in partnership with them, giving daily informative feedback to meet their child’s needs
  • Adhere to all the policies and procedures set out by the nursery
  • To work as part of a team and with outside agencies supporting children’s needs appropriately
  • Undertake our mandatory induction program
  • Highest standards of Health and Safety and well-being

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship.

Level 2 Diploma Early Years Practitioner.

Support with English and Maths (if required).

Work based learning.

End Point Assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The pre-school will offer additional development and ongoing employmetnt whenever possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Confident and self motivated, Professional and friendly, Desire to succeed


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 2/3 or D-E or Level 1 FS) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 FS) Desired

Things to consider

Are you able to travel easily to the pre-school?

About the employer

Oakengates United Church Pre-school is committed to ensuring everyone in our organisation is responsible for Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Our recruitment processes support safer recruitment practices and all staff are required to complete safeguarding training as part of their induction program. All successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS check and references will be obtained.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Diane Jones


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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